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Heart Wine and Water Carafe

Heart Wine and Water Carafe

The fragility and impermanence of the human body is explored in the transparent borosilicate glass Cuore (Heart) Carafe by Italian designer Liviana Osti. The two carafes, which fit together to form a human heart, were designed  in a Milan-based Paolo C. university project where the artists were tasked with creating tableware based on themes of health, food and eating habits.

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Eating Vegetables Equals Better Looks

Eating Vegetables Equals Better Looks

Our mothers were right. But when they told us to eat our vegetables because they would make us big and strong, they forgot one important bit of information...

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British Herpes Oysters

British Herpes Oysters

More than 8 million farmed oysters have been wiped out by the herpes virus in Whitstable, England. Although not contagious to humans, but lethal to Pacific...

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McDonald’s Unhappy Meals

McDonald’s Unhappy Meals

Are the plastic toys in McDonald’s Happy Meals harmful to your child’s health? American-based Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) believes that McD...

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Twinkie Ingredients Art

Twinkie Ingredients Art

Riboflavin, high fructose corn syrup, iron, Red-40, animal shortening, dextrose, eggs and soy protein isolate. These are just a few of the ingredients that...

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BPA Food Exposure

BPA Food Exposure

With so much focus on the presence of Bisphenol A (BPA) in plastic water bottles, a lesser-known reality is that BPA is far more ubiquitous in processed fo...

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ADHD Link To Pesticides

ADHD Link To Pesticides

In a joint research project between the University of Montreal and Harvard University , scientists have successfully demonstrated a link between exposure to pe...

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Talking Plate Curbs Obesity

Talking Plate Curbs Obesity

The World Health Organization reports that there are more than a billion people worldwide who are overweight, more than 300 million of whom are considered ob...

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48% Feces Sodas

48% Feces Sodas

Next time you are feeling thirsty, you might want to reach for something other than fast food soda. A recent study found that a whooping 48% of soda founta...

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New Paper Pesticide Test

New Paper Pesticide Test

Testing food and water for pesticide residues just got easier with a new ‘laboratory on a strip’ developed by Canadian scientists at McMaster University . The...

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Drinking Liquid Fat Soda

Drinking Liquid Fat Soda

Drinking a can of liquid fat soda is the subject of an unflinchingly direct new commercial by the New York City Health Department . The commercial is part up...

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